Parenting, Media, and Everything in Between

How to Talk with Kids About Violence, Crime, and War

October 27, 2023

Exposure to graphic imagery and disturbing news can affect children's well-being. Get ideas for supporting your child when they learn about tragic events.

Explaining the News to Our Kids

October 10, 2023

Disturbing news events can leave us speechless. Knowing how and when to talk with kids—and when to listen—can help.

How to Spot Fake News (and Teach Kids to Be Media-Savvy)

March 5, 2021

Clickbait, hyper-partisan opinion, and completely false information are running wild across the internet.

Talking to Kids About the Violence at the U.S. Capitol

January 7, 2021

Use these age-based tips and questions to have conversations as a family about disturbing events.

How to Find Credible Information About the Election (and Avoid Getting Duped)

August 31, 2020

Tips for new voters to cut through the noise, identify quality news sources, and feel confident at the polls.

How to Guide Your Kid Through Election Season

August 25, 2020

In a fraught political era, news literacy skills help kids view information critically and become informed citizens.

5 Things to Check Before Sharing News About Politics

August 3, 2020

The last thing the presidential campaign needs is more fake news, so make sure you know how not to add to misinformation.